ecarlson bio 100 appendix c

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Axia College Material Appendix C Characteristics of Living Organisms Ten characteristics distinguish an object or thing from an actual living organism. All 10 characteristics must be present simultaneously for something to be considered living. The following table lists four of the 10 characteristics that make up a living organism. Fill in the remaining six characteristics: Characteristics of a Living Organism 1. Composed of one or more cells 2. May evolve into a new type of organism 3. Carries out and controls a variety of chemical reactions
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Produces offspring resembling itself 5. S ophisticated and Logical structure . 6. Obtains and converts energy to more resourceful and useful work. 7. Genes that encode traits that can be duplicate during off spring p roduction . 8. Reacts to external stimuli . 9. Alters form and performance quality while developing and maturing . 10. Preserves inner body homeostasis. References Pruitt, N. L., & Underwood, L. S. (2006). Bioinquiry: Making connections in biology (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. BIO 100...
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Cantases during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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